Renewable Energy in Scotland continues to grow

Posted on October 15th, 2014

A 20% increase in electricity generated from wind and a 50% increase in hydro generation, renewable energy’s two most advanced technologies, in 2013 has meant that overall electricity generation from renewable sources in Scotland has risen once again, up 30% … Continue reading

Renewable Energy receives a welcome boost

Posted on October 9th, 2014

The new UK Renewable Energy fund received a boost when it was announced that the overall subsidy has been increased by £95m to £300m. Much of this is being targeted at the less commercial arm of renewable energy including offshore … Continue reading

The Economic and Social arguments for Renewable Energy

Posted on September 17th, 2014

REthinking Energy, a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has stated that an increase in the adoption of renewable energy technologies is the most feasible method in reducing carbon emissions and avoiding potentially catastrophic climate change. The … Continue reading

Renewable Energy Innovations

Posted on August 29th, 2014

In a world with souring populations and evolving technology the need for reliable energy sources continues to grow. However the environmental impact of producing this energy through traditional methods has led us to seek out varied renewable sources in order … Continue reading

The growth and maturing of Renewable Energy

Posted on August 13th, 2014

Last weekend’s strong winds across the country brought a boost to the electricity grid as wind power output reached record seasonal highs.  Just under 16% of energy demand in the UK on Monday was met by wind power and just … Continue reading

A worldwide perspective of renewable energy from wind

Posted on August 7th, 2014

A recent report from Navigant Research which analyses the trends in the worldwide energy sector predicts that renewable energy from wind will grow significantly until at least 2018. The reasons for this include positive government policies, record levels of investment, … Continue reading

Renewables in Scotland

Posted on July 30th, 2014

Scottish Renewables premiered a new animated video at the international Commonwealth Games renewable energy event in Glasgow last week highlighting the benefits of renewable energy to Scotland. The video which has been launched to the public is designed to promote … Continue reading